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What's your favourite position?

Lying down is mine. I generally read for about an hour before going to sleep at night, mostly on the couch in the living room. If my Not-Wi…

Started by Daniel Hatadi

24 Apr 12, 2007
Reply by sally906

Favorite Edgar Nominated Book??

I tried to get members of 4MA (For Mystery Addicts) to make Edgar Award Predicitions, but didn't get a lot of interest. Perhaps people are…

Started by Gumshoe Carl

20 Apr 11, 2007
Reply by David Terrenoire

Reading Slumps

I have been in a reading slump for several weeks. I have had difficulty reading the authors I usually enjoy! Does anyone have suggestions f…

Started by Lillian Porter

16 Apr 10, 2007
Reply by Sunnie Gill

Best Book You've Read Recently?

For me the last good books I read were Robert Crais' THE WATCHMAN, which really illuminated Pike for me, while at the same time being break…

Started by Dave White

24 Apr 10, 2007
Reply by Gumshoe Carl

Which Fictional Characters would you invite to the Pub

I've read a couple of books recently where most of the characters are just flat out iccky people. The sorts of people that if you encounter…

Started by Karen from AustCrime

27 Apr 10, 2007
Reply by Sylvia Matthews

the must-reads...

Okay, say someone hasn't read a lot in the mystery/thriller/noir genre(s) and has asked you for recommendations? Who are the must-reads in…

Started by Toni McGee Causey

66 Apr 7, 2007
Reply by JackBludis

The Essential Book

There have been quite a few posts lately about books you read as a child, books that inspired you to write, and books you're reading now.…

Started by David Terrenoire

18 Apr 6, 2007
Reply by norby

Which writers do the best job of critiquing society within their crime fiction?

Last night I wrote a flash piece that was pretty didactic. Hard to submerge my point artfully in a 700 word piece. But looking at the crime…

Started by Patricia Abbott

20 Apr 6, 2007
Reply by Steven Torres


Let's get curious: As a German writer / reader / editor I was highly influenced by that good american crime stuff. That's nature's law, I g…

Started by Dieter Paul Rudolph

11 Apr 4, 2007
Reply by Vince Keenan

I think I've seen that scene before...

In watching The Big Fix last night (Richard Dreyfus, late seventies) he, as a detective, comes upon a door that is ajar and, of course, the…

Started by Patricia Abbott

6 Apr 3, 2007
Reply by Patricia Abbott


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